Dr. J. Seth Lee

Lecturer, English Department


Dr. J. Seth Lee's Curriculum Vitae


  • Ph.D., English Literature, University of Kentucky, 2014
  • M.A., English Literature, Virginia Tech, 2007
  • B.A., English Literature, Virginia Tech, 2005

Honors & Awards

  • Ben Wathen Black Memorial Graduate Scholarship in British Literature
  • Dissertation Enhancement Award Fellowship
  • Association of Emeriti Faculty Fellowship


  • Modern Language Association (MLA)
  • The New Chaucer Society
  • The Renaissance Society of America
  • The Medieval Academy of America
  • The Early English Texts Society

Selected Publications

  • "Edmund Spenser’s Mind of Exile and Colonial Apologetics." SEL: Studies in English Literature 1500-1900, vol. 57, no. 1, 2017, pp. 45–65.
  • "'To the Glory of God and the Profit of the Commonwealth': William Turner’s Rhetoric of Exile and English National Identity." Reformation 19, no. 2 (2014): 136–57.
  • "The Testament of Cresseid." Internet Shakespeare Editions, http://internetshakespeare.uvic.ca/doc/Henryson_Cresseid/section/1/. (2009)